Success Sessions

Success sessions are designed to provide valuable information to support you in the classroom and help build your connections around Wayne State. Join us at 3:15 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. for the sessions of your choice, room locations will be posted in the guidebook app. You can register for the Success Sessions of your choice through Guidebook.

Been There, Should’ve Done That: Study Skills Survival 
This session focuses on study tools and strategies that can help you comprehend your course material in the most efficient way. By learning how to prepare for lectures, avoid procrastination and maintain a study schedule that suits your individual needs, you can enjoy a balanced lifestyle that will keep your stress levels low and your GPA high.

CAPS: Stress Management
You’re embarking upon an exciting time, during which you’ll make many important decisions about school, career plans, finances, family and your social life. Join us for this session to learn how to effectively manage or avoid the stress that many college students experience.

Life After High School 
The transition from high school to college can be challenging, so we’re here to help. This session will guide you through establishing a collegiate lifestyle conducive to excelling academically and earning your Wayne State degree.

Making the Most of Mathematics Resources Around Wayne State
How do college students manage math anxiety and succeed in their math courses? Join us for this presentation to learn key strategies and hear from a panel of representatives from a variety of math resources across campus including the Math Advisors, Math Resource Center, Rising Scholars Program and Math Success Services.

Smart Money Matters
The financial decisions you make as a college student might involve grants, loans, scholarships or money earned from a part-time job. As you take your first steps toward financial independence, it’s not always easy to know the best choices. This workshop will help you take control of your money instead of letting your money control you.

Smart Money Matters for the Transfer Student
The cost of attending WSU and the availability of financial assistance are important considerations when transferring to the university from another institution. Equally important are the decisions you’ll make about how you spend dollars earned from a part-time job. This workshop will help you continue to make smart money decisions during your academic experience and beyond.

The Transfer Student: Preparing Yourself to Be the Strongest WSU Graduate
Join us for this session to hear directly from upperclassmen about how to successfully transition to the university. Learn how to draw from your prior academic experiences, take advantage of campus resources and become a successful Wayne State Warrior.

What’s In It for Me? An Insider’s Look at the Libraries 
Join us for an exclusive look at the David Adamany Undergraduate Library (UGL) and Purdy/Kresge Library located on main campus. Get tips on making the most of the library resources and services available both on and off campus, as well as personalized advice specific to your major. Join us for a discovery tour that includes a group Q&A, snacks and the chance to win prizes.

WSU-Speak: The Lingo of Student Success 
Learn the Wayne State lingo you need for student success. This session will cover the important terminology you’ll hear on campus and should know in order to navigate the university, understand your degree requirements, and accomplish your goal of graduation.